Crowd with alligator

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Title

Crowd with alligator

Subject

The crowd at Mansfield High School protesting integration gathers around a man holding a baby alligator.

Description

During the protest against desegregation at Mansfield High School, John Pyles held a baby alligator as a warning to any African American who appeared on the school grounds that they would be "gator bait."

Source

Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Arlington, Texas

Publisher

[no text]

Date

1956-08-30

Files

10009295.jpg

Citation

“Crowd with alligator,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed September 20, 2018, https://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/72.